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Mount Falcon Estate

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The Fishery: From the Notes of Peter O'Reilly

This is one of the most prestigious and best known salmon fisheries on the River Moy.  It is also one of the most prolific in terms of numbers of fish caught.  This fishery offers 2 miles of double bank private fishing and all legal angling methods are allowed.  In all, there are eleven pools with the famous Wall Pool and Connor’s Gap being two of the best known.  Both of these can fish well to the fly in low to medium water.

Access to the pools is mainly by boat.  Private gillies are also available for hire by the day and should be booked in advance.

Mount Falcon will be delighted to help you in planning your fishing trip.  Sea trout fishing on the Moy Estuary, brown trout fishing on Lough Conn and there is often an opportunity to get a rod on the famous Ridge Pool and Cathedral Beat in Ballina.

The House:

An 1876 Manor House designed by James Franklin Fuller in a Victorian Gothic fashion. It currently boasts 32 bedrooms and the estate also contains 30 self catering lodges suitable for families or groups of fishermen/ women. The estate owns 2 miles of double bank fishing on the most prolific salmon fishing river in Ireland....The River Moy. It produces a 7 average of over 500 salmon and grilse each year. An on site, 3 acre, rainbow trout lake offers fishing all year around and the great lakes of Conn and Cullen behind the estate offer unrivaled wild brown trout and pike fishing. The Moy estuary and the local beaches offer great sport with Sea Trout and a multitude of other species. Mount Falcon offers a dedicated heated, rod room with drying facilities and we everything you need to fish can be supplied on site. Combined with the finest cuisine and the comfiest of beds; Mount Falcon Estate is an anglers by anglers but conscience of non anglers